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Welcome to Spelman

As a Spelman College student, you rank among some of the best and brightest undergraduates in the country, committed to standards of excellence inside and outside of the classroom. You are part of a supportive and diverse community that respects individual choices and achievements, while contributing a rich variety of interests, talents and perspectives.

Did you know Spelman offers more than 70 student organizations and sororities to make your experience here even more enriching? They focus on everything from leadership to academic excellence, diversity and inclusion, civic engagement, community service, dance, performing arts, production, leadership, media, professional, religious, political and social justice initiatives, and special interests. Our calendar of events is filled with a variety of activities throughout the academic year.

Along with its member institutions in the Atlanta University Center Consortium, Spelman shares cross-registration, the Woodruff Library, and a range of entertainment and engagement that complements anyone academic learning experience.

Atlanta has the largest concentration of colleges and universities in the Southern U.S., as a matter of fact, and students from Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University, Agnes Scott College, Georgia State University and Oglethorpe University are all encouraged to engage in a cultural and civic community. All these universities are located within 20 or 30 minutes by car, bus or train.

Whatever your journey entails, we’re glad you are part of the Spelman College experience. Our students are the next generation of great leaders. You are women who will change the world!